Is the gap between California's rich and poor really widening? Are lower-wage workers able to improve their lot over time? Larry Mantle talks with Michael Dardia about the new study by California's SPHERE Institute which indicates that the state's lower-wage workers are more upwardly mobile in their earning levels than previously reported.
With Father's Day around the corner, Larry Mantle asks listeners to weigh in on the changing role of fathers in America. How do fatherhood and motherhood differ? How do fathers balance work along with the responsibilities and pleasures of nurturing children? How do fathers learn how to nurture their sons or daughters?
What comes next for President Obama's immigration plan; analysts debate the utility of the #NoBillNoBreak sit-in; Plus, it seems for every major gun violence tragedy, a new gun control group is formed, making that side's fight against a seemingly monolithic-NRA all the more challenging - we'll hear from several gun control groups about why they resist consolidating.
L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is going after four landlords for illegally renting their apartment units as short-term rentals - a look at both sides. Then Paso Robles' Justin Winery is in trouble after cutting down hundreds of old oak trees on its property to make room for more vineyards - can they rehab their rep? Plus, 60 percent of kids between the ages of 3 and 8 have had imaginary friends - two psychologists explain the latest research behind the phenomenon
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